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Sam Cooke20 Great Hits ... LP
Phoenix, 1984. Sealed ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some pen. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Sam CookeEvery Body Likes To Cha Cha Cha! ... LP
Famous, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & aging.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeEverybody Loves To Cha-Cha-Cha – 16 Great Evergreens ... LP
Flashback (Germany), Mid/Late 80s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Sam CookeKeep Movin' On ... CD
Abkco/RCA, Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
A brilliant overview of Sam's best secular soul from the 60s – a well-done collection that contains tracks from Sam's early sessions for RCA, and which presents the material with a full set of notes by Peter Guaralnick, and complete details on all the sessions! Some of the tunes on here were hits, but there's a lot more here that are less familiar, including a few unreleased numbers – such that hearing the CD together is like finding that great, lost, no-nonsense Sam Cooke album that never really came out at the time! Titles include "Shake", "Yeah Man", "Good Times", "Falling In Love", "Meet Me At Mary's Place", "Rome (Wasn't Built In A Day)", "The Riddle Song", "A Change Is Gonna Come", "I'm Just A Country Boy", "Keep Movin On", and "There'll Be No Second Time". 23 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeLegendary Sam Cooke ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Good+ 3LP ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeLive At Harlem Square Club, 1963 ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good ... $14.99
One of the definitive Sam Cooke recordings of the 60s – never issued at the time, but one of the crucial sides that's provided a later look at his brilliance from the time. The session was recorded at the same vintage as Sam Cooke At The Copa – another live record that was issued during the 60s, and which some claim caused the repression of this one, a much livelier, harder, and soulful session, recorded way uptown, at the Harlem Square Club. The Sam you hear here is a much harder soul artist than the one at the Copa – working his way through some great versions of tracks that include "Cupid", "Chain Gang", "Feel It", "Bring It On Home To Me", and "Nothing Can Change This Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cutout notch, with a sticker in the top left corner.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeMan Who Invented Soul ... LP
RCA, 1968. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A posthumous collection of material that Sam recorded for RCA before his untimely death – not really a greatest hits collection, but a lot better than the usual "house cleaning" type of record that gets issued in this sort of situation. 11 tracks in all, including "Blowin' In The Wind", "(Somebody) Ease My Troublin' Mind", "Nobody Knows You When You're Down & Out", "Danny Boy", "The Great Pretender", "Send Me Some Lovin'", "I Ain't Gonna Cheat On You No More", "Falling In Love", "Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do", "Willow Weep For Me" and "Try A Little Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeOnly Sixteen – 20 Greatest Hits ... LP
Flashback (Germany), Mid/Late 80s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Sam CookePortrait Of A Legend 1951 to 1964 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Abkco, 1950s-Mid 60s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A massive collection of work by the great Sam Cooke – featuring 30 tunes in all, and spanning the range of his full career – from his early roots in gospel music, to the incredibly powerful soul tunes he cut shortly before his untimely death. The set's got most everything you'd ever want to hear if you're looking for an overview of Sam's work – with titles that include "A Change Is Gonna Come", "Another Saturday Night", "Good Times", "Having A Party", "Sugar Dumpling", "Ain't That Good News", "Nothing Can Change This Love", "Little Red Rooster", "I'll Come Running Back To You", "What A Wonderful World", "Cupid", "Chain Gang", "Summertime", and "Only Sixteen". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sam CookeSam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers ... CD
Specialty, Early/Mid 50s. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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✨✧ Sam CookeShake – A Change Is Gonna Come ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good ... $24.99
Collection of Sam Cooke's wonderful soul for RCA, compiled just after his untimely death. The set's divided into more uptempo numbers on the first side, and Sam's great ballads on the flip, all with his rich voice ringing clearly on top. Features "Shake", "Yeah Man", 'Win Your Love For Me", "It's Got The Whole World Shakin", "A Change Is Gonna Come", "I'm Just A Country Boy" and "Ease My Troublin Mind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout notch & center split spine.)

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Sam CookeTeenage Sonata/If You Were The Only Girl ... 7-inch
Victor (Japan), 1960. Good+ ... $0.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with some crackling. Label has some peeled spots.)

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Sam CookeTribute To The Lady ... CD
Pickwick/Hallmark, 1959. Used ... $14.99
An early gem from the great Sam Cooke – a pre-RCA session, but one that already has Sam showing a stronger jazzy side of his talents – as you might guess from the title! The Lady, in this case, is the late Billie Holiday – recently passed at the time of this recording, and lovingly paid tribute to by a young Sam Cooke – with vocals that have a perfect blend of sweet and raspy to really unlock the tension in Holiday's music – yet also deliver the sound with a much different vibe overall. The set's a great example of how strongly Cooke could sing in a sophisticated jazzy style – and he does a great job with Holiday standards like "God Bless The Child", "Solitude", "Lover Girl", and "They Can't Take That Away From Me". Rene Hall did the orchestrations – and the album's an interesting example of how Cooke, like Holiday, could work within conventional forms to work a subtly progressive agenda! CD
(Out of print.)

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Sam Cooke with the Soul StirrersThat's Heaven To Me ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
It's a well-known fact that before Sam Cooke went into soul music, he was cutting some incredible work with the Soul Stirrers gospel quintet – work that was every bit as soulful and sexy as his pop hits, perhaps more so, given the supposedly restrained nature of the setting. This album brings together some very nice numbers from Sam's days with the group – a 12 track selection that includes the titles "I'm So Happy", "That's Heaven To Me", "Mean Old World", "Joy Joy To My Soul", "All Right Now", and "Lord, Remember Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeBest Of Sam Cooke ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stone classic – not just from Sam Cooke, but in the genre of "best of" records too! The set's overflowing with classic singles from the legendary soul singers – almost the perfect record to start with if you've ever wanted to sample Sam's genius – that amazing voice, intimate sense of presentation, and undeniably mature, masculine sound that forever changed the face of soul music! Every track's a winner – and titles include "Only Sixteen", "You Send Me", "Cupid", "Chain Gang", "Having A Party", "Twistin The Night Away", "Wonderful World", "Summertime", "Everybody Loves To Cha Cha", "For Sentimental Reasons", "Sad Mood", and "Bring It On Home To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later yellow label pressing with barcode.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeSam Cooke At The Copa ... LP
RCA, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic live album – one of the first in soul music, and a beautiful set of smooth soul tunes from Sam Cooke! Sam's singing at the high-end nitespot The Copacabana – and like many live sets performed there, this one's tailored a bit to the classy crowd at the show – but that doesn't stop him from using his voice to perfection, sweetly crafting beautiful lines on a batch of standards given the soul treatment, plus a few of Sam's own hits. And sure, it's easy to criticize this album after the release of the Live At The Harlem Square album in the mid 80s – which was recorded a year earlier, but rejected by RCA in favor of this album's crossover potential – but keep in mind that for most folks who didn't grow up with the hindsight of reissues, this album was all they had, and it still had quite an impact in the soul market. Titles include "The Best Things In Life Are Free", "Try A Little Tenderness", "If I Had A Hammer", "Twistin The Night Away", "You Send Me", and "This Little Light Of Mine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear & a mark from sticker removal.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeThis Is Sam Cooke ... LP
RCA, Early 60s/1970. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A 2LP set that brings together earlier Sam Cooke titles for RCA – some remastered and made into stereo titles, others just cleaned up a bit. There's a total of 20 tracks in all – with hits like "Twistin The Night Away", "You Send Me", "Chain Gang", "Having A Party", "Another Saturday Night", and "Cupid" – plus lesser-known numbers like "Feel It", "Little Red Rooster", and "Everybody Loves To Cha Cha Cha". LP, Vinyl record album
(Non-gatefold pressing.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeTry A Little Love ... LP
RCA, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Released shortly after Sam's death, this is a beautiful batch of ballad tracks to remember how sweet his voice was. The production's a bit pop, but Sam's singing is as heavenly as ever. Titles include "When A Boy Falls In Love", "Try A Little Love", "Bridge Of Tears", "Almost In Your Arms", "You Send Me", and "I Fall In Love Every Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing. Cover has some wear, with aging and flaking on the back.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeYou Send Me ... CD
Charly (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeYou Send Me (2LP Set) ... LP
RCA/Pair, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeYou Understand Me/I Belong To Your Heart ... 7-inch
RCA, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Sam CookeMr Soul ... LP
RCA, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
If there's anyone who earns the name "Mr Soul", it's gotta be Sam Cooke – given that records like these were crucial to getting the term of soul music out to the public in the 60s! The set's a great illustration of the way that Sam cooks up soul, too – as it mostly features familiar tunes, recast by Cooke with a new soul music approach – that deeper feeling he brings to the lyrics, while still holding up a professional polish that rivals the great singers of the decade before. Horace Ott handled the arrangements, with a great blend of strings and soul – and titles include "Smoke Rings", "I Wish You Love", "Little Girl", "Driftin Blues", "Send Me Some Lovin", and "Chains Of Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, pen & red tape along all seams.)

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✨✧ Sam Cooke with the Soul StirrersGospel Soul Of Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Vol 1 ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
It's a well-known fact that before Sam Cooke went into soul music, he was cutting some incredible work with the Soul Stirrers gospel quintet – work that was every bit as soulful and sexy as his pop hits, perhaps more so, given the supposedly restrained nature of the setting. This album brings together some very nice numbers from Sam's days with the group! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & gold label pressing.)

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✨✧ Sam Cooke with the Soul StirrersGospel Soul Of Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Vol 2 ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
It's a well-known fact that before Sam Cooke went into soul music, he was cutting some incredible work with the Soul Stirrers gospel quintet – work that was every bit as soulful and sexy as his pop hits, perhaps more so, given the supposedly restrained nature of the setting. This album brings together some very nice numbers from Sam's days with the group! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & gold label pressing.)

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Soul StirrersSoul Stirrers Featuring Sam Cooke ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Not only features early gospel work by Sam Cooke, but also includes some material with a young Johnnie Taylor! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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VariousWe Remember Sam Cooke ... CD
Blues Interactions (Japan), 1960s. Used ... $9.99
16 tracks from LC Cooke, Clay Hammond, Willie Rogers, Little Johnny Taylor, Billy Perry & the Soul Stirrers. CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Leon BridgesGood Thing ... CD
Columbia, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo – but, as before, coming across with a vibe that's completely Bridges' own – this ebullient, bubblingly soulful quality that's completely sublime – and which has Leon's voice fitting perfectly with the mellow grooving beats, keyboards, and guitar. The singer's voice is maybe even better than before – sure to win over an even new wave of ears – and titles include "If It Feels Good Then It Must Be", "Bet Ain't Worth The Hand", "Bad Bad News", "Shy", "Beyond", "Forgive You", "Lions", "You Don't Know", and "Georgia To Texas". CD
Also available Good Thing (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ Leon BridgesGood Thing (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Columbia, 2018. New Copy ... $20.99 22.99
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo – but, as before, coming across with a vibe that's completely Bridges' own – this ebullient, bubblingly soulful quality that's completely sublime – and which has Leon's voice fitting perfectly with the mellow grooving beats, keyboards, and guitar. The singer's voice is maybe even better than before – sure to win over an even new wave of ears – and titles include "If It Feels Good Then It Must Be", "Bet Ain't Worth The Hand", "Bad Bad News", "Shy", "Beyond", "Forgive You", "Lions", "You Don't Know", and "Georgia To Texas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Good Thing ... CD 11.99

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Jerry ButlerSoul Goes On ... LP
Mercury, 1968. Very Good ... $5.99
A great record, and one that's more of a deeper soul effort than some of his other Mercury sessions! Jerry's back recording in Chicago, and the album has arrangements by Arthur Wright, and production by Cal Carter for the Fountain Productions imprint that would grace Jerry and Billy Butler's efforts over the next few years. The LP includes Jerry's fantastic hit "Never Give You Up", plus deep soul versions of a lot of earlier soul classics by Sam Cooke, Jesse Belvin, and Otis Redding – like "Respect", "Ain't That Good News", "Goodnight My Love", "Guess Who", "These Arms Of Mine", and "I've Been Loving You Too Long". Also features "Yes, My Goodness, Yes" – a nice tune that Jerry wrote with Bobby Womack! A nice groovy update of some legendary soul compositions, and a real treat from Jerry! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Marvin GayeSoulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye (Natural Resources) ... LP
Tamla/Natural Resources, 1961. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Amazing early work from Marvin Gaye – a set that's more jazz than soul, with a really unique sort of sound! Marvin's vocals are sublime, but in a completely different way than on his later hits – almost a bit broken at times, next to some very broken-down piano lines used in the album's spare instrumentation – an off-tune keyboard that makes for a very heartfelt feel to the record, one that's more indie charm than Motown polish! Gaye's got a hint of Nat Cole at times, Sam Cooke at others – although without the poise of either – and although we'd love the record on its own, it's even more amazing as a key starting point for one of the most soulful evolutions of the 60s. Titles include "How High The Moon", "Love For Sale", "Always", "Easy Living", "Witchcraft", "You Don't Know What Love Is", and "Never Let You Go". LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s pressing on Natural Resources.)

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OvationsPeace of Mind ... LP
Goldwax/Vivid (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A Japanese-only look at one of the greatest vocal groups on the southern scene of the 60s – the amazing Ovations, a trio with a sound like nobody else! The group were noted for a strong love of the music of Sam Cooke – and they worked in the years after Sam's death in a blend of sweet and smooth harmonies that were not only a loving tribute to the Cooke genius, but which also show the way that Sam's style might have changed in the 60s. Lead vocalist Louis Williams has a warm and crackling vocal mode that's very much in the Sam Cooke mode, but the use of additional harmonies from the group really changes the overall sound quite a bit – making for a warmer, smoother style that's very much the group's own, especially when it's being pushed by some heavier Memphis soul touches. LP, Vinyl record album

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John PattonGot A Good Thing Goin' ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 60s. Used ... $9.99
A classic by Big John Patton! The master organ player is joined by Grant Green on guitar, and the much-overlooked drummer Hugh Walker – a fantastic player on the kit, little known, but who played with this incredible "skipping" groove – one that sounds that reminds us a lot of some of the work that Joe Dukes did with Jack McDuff in the 60s! There's no bass on the set at all – and Walker's drums combine with added conga from Richard Landrum – giving the songs an extra roll, and a modal approach that expands Patton's sound past his usual gutbuckety soul jazz! Includes loads of great tracks – especially the jazz dance classic "The Yodel", as well as on Sam Cooke's "The Shake", Duke Pearson's "Amanda", and the great "Soul Woman". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousCaribbean In America – 1915 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 10s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 29.99
Caribbean styles hit the American scene – then get transformed into something completely different in this huge collection of recordings that span styles that include jazz, Latin, R&B, soul, and blues! In some cases, the Caribbean element comes through in the song structure – which might be lifted directly, then reworked for an American audience. But at other times, the influence is more in the rhythms or instrumentation – used as inspiration to then create something new – a bit in the way that American soul would provide the inspiration for reggae in the 60s. The package has the usual fantastic Fremeaux presentation – with a big booklet of historical notes, in both French and English, to support 66 titles that include "Jamaica Farewell" by Sam Cooke, "Salty Fish Aki Rice" by Ruth Wallis, "Bajan Girl" by Lionel Belasco, "Sly Mongoose" by Sam Manning, "El Gallero" by Dioris Valladares & Angel Viloria, "El Mambo Diablo" by Tito Puente, "Hey Little Girl" by Professor Longhair, "Un Poco Loco" by Bud Powell, "Chee Koo Baby" by Lloyd Price, "Shrinking Up Fast" by Camille Howard, "Ojai" by Joe Lutcher, "Salee Dame" by Albert Nicholas & Baby Dodds, "Inside" by Hector The Ram, "Run Come See Jerusalem"b y Stan Wilson, "I Learn A Merengue" by Robert Mitchum, "Afro Blue" by Cal Tjader, "La Maricutana" by Damiron & Chapuseaux, "Magical Joe" by Herb Jeffries, "Begin The Beguine" by Charlie Parker, "Make It Do" by Slim Gaillard, "Guitarambo" by Mickey Baker, and "Don't Touch Me Nylon" by The Charmer (aka Louis Farrakhan). CD

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✨✧ Jesse BelvinJesse Belvin's Best ... LP
RCA/Camden, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent work from Jesse Belvin – a vastly underrated smooth soul singer, one who forms a crucial link between Nat King Cole and Sam Cooke, and who would have been as big as either of them, had he not died a tragic early death. Titles include "My Last Goodbye", "Guess Who", "Secret Love", "Love Is Here To Stay", "Funny", and "My Last Goodbye". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Leon BridgesComing Home (180 gram pressing – includes download) ... LP
Columbia, 2015. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album with a very classic look on the cover – and an equally classic sound to match – one that takes us back to some of the hippest, coolest work by early 60s singers like Sam Cooke or Marvin Gaye! Both artists are a good comparison here, as Leon Bridges is unabashedly in the same territory – cool, classy, yet undeniably soulful – at this level that never has to overstate itself, or try too hard to reach for facile funky parts, or any kind of party-moving sort of vibe. Leon's vocals are wonderful – clearly born to sing music this great – and the backings are a nice change from the usual retro soul modes, and instead have this deep soul vibe that's perfectly captured in a Texas small studio setting. Titles include "Better Man", "Brown Skin Girl", "Lisa Sawyer", "Pull Away", "Flower", and "Twistin & Groovin". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chuck JacksonMr Everything ... LP
Wand, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Chuck Jackson may be Mr Everything in the title – but there's one thing he does especially well on this classic 60s album – deliver a rock-solid sort of heartbreaking soul – the sort that few others could touch at the time! Jackson often doesn't get his due in the history books these days – but records like these were landmark moments of pride, power, and open male emotion – of the sort that went onto inform generations of soul music to come – and help future artists find their way, guided by the emotional frankness of Jackson's approach! Backings are carefully balanced – tight, but never too polished to overwhelm Chuck's vocals – which soar out with a raw power that blows away Sam Cooke or some of Jackson's other contemporaries. Titles include "D-5", "I Need You", "Human", "I'm Your Man", "Tears Of Joy", and "Somebody New". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, with some staining & waviness along the opening due to moisture.)

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✨✧ Cliff NoblesSwitch It On/Burning Desire ... 7-inch
Phil-LA Of Soul, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little groover from Cliff Nobles! Sure, "Switch It On" has the same horn riff as his hit "The Horse" – but it's also got this sinister choppy guitar that really wails away a lot, the drums are nice and loud, and the overall track is a lot funkier than most of his other work! The flip is a decent swing-soul number – done in a Sam Cooke-ish kind of way. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ PersuasionsStreet Corner Symphony ... CD
Capitol/Collectables, Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A Capella revival material from this legendary 70s ensemble. This album's possibly their best, and features the sort of mix of material – gospel, soul, and rock – that made them big with the crossover crowd. Includes Dylan's "The Man In Me", Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready", Sam Cooke's "Good Times", and "Buffalo Soldier" – plus the group's successful "Temptations Medley". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSalut Les Copains – 1960 Les Hits ... LP
Europe 1/Universal (France), 1960. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A very cool collection that pays tribute to an explosive postwar decade in the French music scene – a time when the overseas market was really embracing the new styles of rock and soul from America and England, but also making some wonderful music of its own! The series does a great job of mixing up modes – so that you'll hear a French tune one minute, an English one the next – with an ever-evolving sense of styles as the series move on – especially as a lot more French material tends to dominate in the latter half of the 60s! The effect is almost like tuning into Paris radio during the year in the title – and it's no surprise that the whole thing was done as a project by Europe's Radio 1, in collaboration with Universal – at a level that's way better than some of those overstuffed schlockier hits package on the market. Titles on this 1960 volume include "Shop Around" by The Miracles, "Money" by Barrett Strong, "Apache" by The Shadows, "Itsibitsi Petit Bikini" by Dalida, "Faut Rigoler" by Henri Salvador, "Cou-Couche Panier" by Gillian Hills, "Chain Gang" by Sam Cooke, "Spanish Harlem" by Ben E King, "Souvenirs Souvenirs" by Johnny Hallyday, "Age Tendre Et Tete De Bois" by Gilbert Becaud, "Shakin All Over" by Johnny Kidd & The Pirates, "Beyond The Sea" by Bobby Darin, "Poor Me" by Adam Faith, and "Corinna Corinna" by Ray Peterson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ OvationsSo Nice To Be Loved By You/One In A Million ... 7-inch
Sounds Of Memphis, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
2 great ones by The Ovations – both done in the Sam Cooke-inspired style that was the group's strongest suit at the time – but also inflected with some nice touches of sweet southern soul – cooking things with a great 70s sort of groove! 7-inch, Vinyl record
 
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VariousBrazuca! – Samba Rock & Brazilian Groove From The Golden Years 1966 to 1978 ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
Amazing sounds from one of the greatest periods in Brazilian music – that heady late 60s/early 70s stretch when it seemed like everything was up for grabs – and new genres, new sounds, and new styles were being created all the time! This cooker of a collection focuses on the unique hybrid of funk and samba that took place at the time – a sound also known as Samba Soul, but served up here with a really well-selected batch of tracks that goes way past the obvious – to really reinscribe a whole new version of this musical generation, pulled together from rare wax of the 70s! The groove is bouncy and upbeat, but often has some cool unexpected twists and turns too – with titles that include "Mister Brown" by Bebeto, "Quem Vem La" by Marisa Rossi, "Turma Do Pole" by Arnaud Rodriguez, "16 Toneladas" by Moriel Vilela, "Sou Negro" by Toni Tornado, and "Tatarue" by Giovana. CD

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Camille YarbroughIron Pot Cooker ... CD
Vanguard/Ace (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
One of THE spoken word classics of the 70s funk years – an amazing album based around the poetry of Camille Yarbrough – set to some amazing funky backings! The sound here is incredibly righteous – almost a more sophisticated version of Betty Davis – done with a stark, spare groove that makes the bass bits and drums really come out in the mix! Camille's got a heck of a lot of personal vision, and really works the album together as a whole – making for a set that's far more than just "poetry plus music" – and instead an audio tapestry with an incredibly deep sound! Includes a heavy rap on the streets that culminates in the great "Little Sally the Super Sex Star" – plus the classic "Take Yo Praise", which was sampled famously by Fatboy Slim – and the cuts "Can I Get A Witness" and "All Hid". CD

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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersRitual ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1957. Used ... $11.99
A hard-swinging cooker from Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – recorded during the landmark year of 1957 – when Blakey's group was open to recording for a number of different labels, in a number of different settings! The set was originally done for the west coast stalwart Pacific Jazz, but it's got a sound that's much more in the hardbop mode of the New York scene – all the fire and intensity that Blakey first cooked up for Blue Note, cast out with a slight sense of openness here in the less iconic setting. Players include Jackie McLean on alto, Bill Hardman on trumpet, and Sam Dockery on piano – and the album's right up there with Vik/RCA, Savoy, and Chess material they cut at the time. Tracks include "Touche", "Sam's Tune", "Once Upon A Groove", and "Wake Up". CD
(Out of print.)

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Shuichi Ponta MurakamiTokyo Fusion Night ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
The fusion in the title really fits well here – as the album's a warm little cooker from the Japanese scene of the late 70s – driven nicely by the percussion of Ponta Murakami, and laced with plenty of sweet solos on guitar, keyboards, and tenor sax! We're not sure we recognize the other players – although the notes are in Japanese, so we can't be sure – but they work together with the tightness of the best fusion units of the period – given the same sort of inspiration from Murakami's drums as The Crusaders might get from Stix Hooper! Some moments are full-on fusion, but a few are more laidback – and overall, there's a soulful warmth to the record that's very much in that way that Japanese 70s fusion sessions were always so different from those in Europe. Titles include the great "Air Pocket", plus "Captain Caribe", "Promise Me Your Love", "Nabi's Napping", and "Come & Down". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Hector RiveraAt The Party With Hector Rivera (with bonus tracks) ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $28.99
A monster album of Latin soul – arguably the greatest record ever cut by Hector Rivera! The record's a rare cooker that never lets up at all – a non-stop boogaloo party that definitely lives up to its swinging cover image – and which is quite different than most other albums from Hector! English language lyrics are at the lead on most numbers – and the rhythms have a romping blend of soul and Latin that's right up there with the same Spanish Harlem groove as work on Fania or Cotique, although arguably even better! There's lots of heavy piano in the grooves, and vocals on some cuts are sung by David Coleman – a singer we only know from this record, but who really makes it shine. Titles include "Playing It Cool", "At The Party", "Shingaling Baby", "I Got My Eye On You", "Pra Voz Wilma", and "Asia Minor". CD's got 5 bonus cuts too! CD
(Out of print.)

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U-RoyVersion Galore ... LP
Treasure Isle/Get On Down, 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
The debut of U-Roy, and an album that paves the way for countless wonderful sounds to come! The album's an early one in the toasting approach – and has U-Roy calling out the tunes in this echoey style that's wonderful – somehow more urgent than reggae records of just a few years before, and almost dismantling the tunes as he works alongside them! Rhythms are cooked up by Duke Reid – and the album's the stuff that put both him, and the role of the DJ in reggae firmly on the map! Titles include "Your Ace From Space", "On The Beach", "Version Galore", "True Confession", "Tide Is High", "Things You Love", "The Same Song", "Happy Go Lucky Girl", "Rock Away", "Wear You To The Ball", "Don't Stay Away", and "Hot Pop". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Oliver NelsonFantabulous ... CD
Argo/Verve, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
A cool cooker from Oliver Nelson – one of the few 60s albums he cut as a leader with the same sense of soul and swing as his backings for other players! The sound here is right up there with Nelson's work with Jimmy Smith over at Verve – soaring, soulful arrangements that sparkle in ways that few other arrangers could match – perfectly balanced between bold statements by the soloists and a tight ensemble feel overall! The players are all top-shelf – and include Phil Woods on alto sax, Jerome Richardson on flute and baritone, Robert Hashton on tenor, Art Hoyle on trumpet, and Patti Brown on piano – plus Nelson himself on alto, getting in a few key solos. The whole thing's wonderfully upbeat and joyous, but with a deeper sense of feeling too – and many titles are originals by Nelson, including "Hobo Flats", "Post No Bills", "Laz-ie Kate", "Teenie's Blues", and "Three Plus One". CD

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✨✧ Hector RiveraAt The Party With Hector Rivera ... LP
Barry, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A monster album of Latin soul – arguably the greatest record ever cut by Hector Rivera! The record's a rare cooker that never lets up at all – a non-stop boogaloo party that definitely lives up to its swinging cover image – and which is quite different than most other albums from Hector! English language lyrics are at the lead on most numbers – and the rhythms have a romping blend of soul and Latin that's right up there with the same Spanish Harlem groove as work on Fania or Cotique, although arguably even better! There's lots of heavy piano in the grooves, and vocals on some cuts are sung by David Coleman – a singer we only know from this record, but who really makes it shine. Titles include "Playing It Cool", "At The Party", "Shingaling Baby", "I Got My Eye On You", "Pra Voz Wilma", and "Asia Minor". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available At The Party With Hector Rivera (with bonus tracks) ... CD 28.99
 
 
 



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